August 13, 1813American Videttes skirmished with approximately 300 British troops under the command of Col. Sir Thomas Sidney Beckwith as they advanced on Queenstown along this road. Two British soldiers and Beckwith's horse were killed. Fearful of being cut off by a second British amphibious force, Maj. William H. Nicholson, commander of the Queen Anne's County militia, withdrew to Centreville.
|Placed By||Maryland Historical Trust & Maryland State Highway Administration|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 9:20am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 398028 N 4314026|
|Decimal Degrees||38.96928333, -76.17708333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 58.157', W 76° 10.625'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 58' 9.42" N, 76° 10' 37.50" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||410, 443|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5862-5898 Main St, Queenstown MD 21658, US|
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